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8 Characteristics of Teen & Serial Arsonists | Suspected Orlando Serial Arsonists Arrested | Steven Angle | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

Two persons of interest were arrested for suspected link to 30 arson incidents in the Orlando area.  Since June 2014 there has been:

Eleven residential arson incidents in Sanford
Twelve in the Orlando area
Three in the Daytona area.

CFN 13 Interviews Total Life Counselor Dana West on Characteristics of Arsonists
Steven Angle, 40, a person of interest in nearly 30 […]

3 Parent Tips to Influence our Teens | Orlando Winter Park Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

As parents we always worry about our teens and if they are doing the right thing. We want to make sure they are getting good grades to get into college, hanging out with the right friends, & having good manners to name just a few. When our children develop into their teen years our main […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Alcohol, Anger, Blog, Dana West, Defiance, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens|0 Comments

3 Lies Teen Girls Believe | Orlando Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

Ever stopped and wondered what happened to my sweet little baby girl while glancing at you’re teenage daughter struggling with self-esteem, relationships, and mood swings? It seems that it is a rite of passage in our society for teenage girls to battle with all these issues before discovering their value, worth, and place in adult […]

Wesley Chapel Movie Theatre Shooting over Texting Curtis Reeves | Tips on How to express your concerns assertively | Channel 13 Orlando Counselor Dana West

Tragedy struck a Tampa movie theater when 71-year-old Curtis Reeves got into an argument with another moviegoer over texting. The two men exchanged words that gradually became more heated and Reeves felt something hit his face. It was alleged that Chad Oulson threw popcorn at Reeves. Police reported, Reeves, who minutes earlier had gone to […]

By |January 16th, 2014|Adults, Anger, Blog, Dana West, Media|0 Comments

How to Identify Workplace Bullying and Tips for Victims | Jonathan Martin & Richie Incognito Orlando Bully Expert Dana West

Bullying and sports have made headlines since October 28, 2013 when Jonathan Martin, a 24-year-old offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins left his team after reporting he was bullied by veteran teammate Richie Incognito.  Martin accused Incognito and others on the team of harassment, physical violence and constant vulgar comments.  After the allegations surfaced, the Miami […]

By |December 6th, 2013|Adults, Blog, Bullying, Dana West, Stressless|0 Comments

4 Sexual Assault Victims Tips to Survive Abuse | Cocoa Beach Jermaine Smith | Mentally Disabled Woman Video Orlando Counselor Dana West, MSW, LCSW

Cocoa police admitted on November 8, 2013 that a breakdown in the department allowed a man accused of raping a mentally disabled woman to freely walk the streets for a year before he was finally arrested.  Jermaine Smith is behind bars for being accused of breaking into the Cocoa home of a mentally disabled woman […]

By |November 21st, 2013|Adults, Blog, Dana West, Sexual Abuse|0 Comments